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Series / Dear John

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Dear John.... is a British sitcom written by John Sullivan (of Only Fools and Horses fame) and starring Ralph Bates as John Lacey, a divorced man who was recovering from his ex-wife having left him for his best friend. Much of the comedy centred around his friendships with the members of the '1-2-1 Club', a support group for divorced and separated people.

The show, which aired for two seasons (198687) on BBC1, came in at sixty-fourth in Britains Best Sitcom.

Remade for American television with Judd Hirsch as Dear John...note , which ran on NBC from 198892.

Not to be confused with the 2010 film of the same name.

For the trope about ending a relationship with letter, see "Dear John" Letter.

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